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Birthday blues
Birthday blues

"If he says 'Good morning' and then 'Happy birthday,' he has no heart. If he says 'Happy birthday' before 'Good morning,' he’s an idiot."

By HADASSAH CHEN
12/03/2020
WHISTLEBLOWER: MY JOURNEY TO SILICON VALLEY AND FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AT UBER By Susan Fowler Viking 272
Fighting sexual harassment at work

In ‘Whistleblower,’ Susan Fowler reveals the toll of speaking out against Uber.

By AMY KAUFMAN / LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS)
12/03/2020
A model poses with a camera
The week in readers' pictures

Jerusalem Post readers send us their snaps and shots from the week.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
08/03/2020
Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson give potent, star performances in ‘Ordinary Love’
Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson give star performances in ‘Ordinary Love’

A powerful story told in this unrated, 1 hour and 32 minute long film.

By KENNETH TURAN
19/02/2020
ITZIK, 78,  AND VIVIENNE, 76,  MARON FROM CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA  TO RA’ANANA, 2000
Hilarious Hebrew - a story of two Ra'anana veterans

They can have a good laugh at these misadventures and chose to take in stride even the more frustrating roadblocks to their absorption.

THE WRITER learns firsthand how those who are disabled and confined to a wheelchair function in ever
The world from a wheelchair

As I struggled to pass a 3-cm-high step without tipping myself over, the people of Israel around me mostly busied themselves with their phones

By TALIA LEVIN
13/02/2020
OLIVÉR RÁCZ, the writer’s grandfather, as a young man in the late 1930s: a student and already an ac
Olivér Rácz, Righteous Among the Nations

A translated article about his grandfather, a Hungarian-Slovak storyteller, who wrote 25 years ago under the original title “The Death Camps Were Liberated Fifty Years Ago.”

By KATRINA LANTOS SWETT
13/02/2020
ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S Second Inaugural Address, Arthur Szyk, 1946.
Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

When I entered the American army in 1965 as a Jewish chaplain, I was unaware of what Lincoln had done to ensure there could be a Jewish chaplaincy.

By DAVID GEFFEN
13/02/2020
ON HER first Tu Bishvat after making aliyah.
Aliyah story: ‘This is our country and this is where we need to be’

Toronto native Yehudit Shier moved to Israel in 1973, in the middle of the Yom Kippur War. She was only 18.

CLASS IS in session at Shachar, the Rehabilitation Educational Medical Day Care Center at Jerusalem’
When kids do their homework – in hospitals

More youth have been employed or doing their national service in hospitals, under a new framework.

By ILANA SHTOTLAND
23/01/2020
GRETHE TANGEN OLSEN in the Ashalim Guesthouse: A fan of the desert weather.
From Norway to the Negev

How a Scandinavian grandmother is leaving a permanent footprint in the sands of Israel.

By ANAV SILVERMAN PERETZ
23/01/2020
ILAN BURLA’S shot of the IAF flyover on Independence Day succinctly captures some of the contrasts i
What the Local Testimony (Edut Mekomit) exhibition reveals about Israel

The Local Testimony (Edut Mekomit) exhibition currently on display at the Eretz Israel Museum in Ramat Aviv is a microcosm of the Israeli reality.

23/01/2020
Looking forward to 2020 books
Looking forward to 2020 books

Works about racism, drug cartels, climate change and Elizabethan England are on deck.

By LAURIE HERTZEL
10/01/2020
Meeting life’s challenges
Meeting life’s challenges: Deborah's journey to Israel and Judaism

The challenges of raising two special-needs children from foster care and conflicting parenting styles proved too stressful for her husband. Devorah, however, was determined to proceed with adoption.

By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
02/01/2020
Ben Ish Hai responds to hassidic manna
Ben Ish Hai responds to hassidic manna

While Jewish law does not have a doctrine of binding precedent, there is still a notion of persuasive precedent.

By LEVI COOPER
03/01/2020
Saving Palmahim Beach
Saving Palmahim Beach

It’s highly doubtful that anyone visiting Palmahim Beach a while back would have taken much notice of the two young women sitting on the sand together engrossed in conversation.

By YAAKOV BAR-ON
02/01/2020
Motti,  Naharayim engineer
How a Jewish engineer dared to leave Russia to build a new land

From the Russian Revolution to the earliest days of the State of Israel, a young man’s idealism and hard work continue to inspire today.

A math loving, star-gazing mystic - the Vilna Gaon reexamined

2020 marks 300 years since we were gifted with the extraordinary Torah mind of the Vilna Gaon.

By ARI KAHN
03/01/2020
Egypt: The land where I shouldn’t be

Our friends, when we told them of our plans, mostly thought we were nuts. “Why would you go to Egypt?” - “Aren’t you scared to go to Egypt?!”

By LAURA BEN-DAVID
28/11/2019
A vendor arranges tomatoes on his stand at the Mahne Yehuda market in Jerusalem (February 9, 2011).
How to eat well, feel well...... look well and be well

To understand how we’ve been led down a path to poor health let’s look at the influences that have been shaping our eating habits. We’ve been subjected to myths, untruths and misinformation.

By BARBARA SCHIPPER
21/11/2019
Halina Silber
Holocaust survival thanks to Schindler's list for life in America

Halina Silber tells her story of being saved via Schindler’s list and rebuilding her life in America.

By SUZANNE POLLAK
20/11/2019
Will the rule of law survive the hardball Israeli politics of 2019?

Will the most recent election lead to balancing out some of the latest trends so that conflict over the rule of law calms down a bit?

Yiddish land revisited
Meet the Israelis who are reconnecting modern Hebrew to Yiddish

Yiddish is doing a lot better than Hopi or Gaelic.

More fun for your festival

What do see across the country.

By MEITAL SHARABI
17/10/2019
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